Sculptures Built From Skateboards And Made Like Japan's Buddha Statues

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Japanese artist Haroshi combines his fascination with skateboarding with a traditional method of wooden mosaic common in Japan's Buddha statues. He recycles old skateboards, cuts, shaves, and polishes them to form colorful three-dimensional sculptures.

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Skateboarder's unity

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Big Apple

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Life with Pain

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Hammer Head Shark

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Agony into beauty

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Skate Rat

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Gary

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Cat Plant

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Possessed to Skate

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Middle Finger

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SK8 Bear and Tattoo Bear

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Guitar

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Spitfire Classic

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Skull

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He's showing in NYC. Somebody go - I'm really curious how much they're asking for pieces.